May 19, 2024


Mad about real estate

How to Prevent Your Lender From Foreclosing on Your Home

Keeping your lender from foreclosing on your home can ofttimes feel like an uphill fight. Meeting the qualifications for one of their workout agreements can seem difficult to undoable. And getting anyone to actually speak to you at your lender can also be almost undoable. So what is the trick? How do you have them to work with you?

Recollect that saying “you can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar.” Well, you can work with your lender easier if you are pleasant to the people that you talk to at your mortgage company. They are critical individuals in your foreclosure and can make things simple or tough for you. They can resolve to take your calls or not. Notwithstanding the many initiatives and programs in place and being produced by the administration, at the stop of the day, you still must handle with another person on the other end of the phone. And individuals respond in the main at an emotional plane. If you get them to like you, they will handle you in a different way than if they take a dislike to you. That will impact the level of assistance that you receive.

You also will need to call them and then call them once more and then yet once more. I lost track of the amount of times I had to contact my mortgage company. If you are going to halt the mortgage company from foreclosing on your home, you will probably lose track too. You will talk to them numerous times and you will leave a lot of voice mails.

Get matters in writing. Ask for it via email or fax. This was one affair that I did not invariably do with my mortgage companies when they were foreclosing on my house and it came back to bite me. One of my lenders told me that if I produced them a particular part of documentation, they would be able to extend me a workout arrangement. I produced the document they wanted and then they altered their story. Now they wanted something else. If I could have gotten them to set it in writing, I could have been able to make additional progression with them or at the very least established that they said they would work with me if I produced them this particular paper.